Ambassador Namira Negm is currently the Director of the African Migration Observatory and the Former Legal Counsel of the African Union. She is a seasoned diplomat with a long career in the Egyptian Foreign Service. She carries a PhD in Public International Law from University of London and has numerous academic publications in different disciplines of international law.
Books published in English:
- Book on 'The Transfer of Nuclear Technology under International Law- Case Study of Iraq, Iran and Israel,' The Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff/Brill Academic Publishers, (2009). (translated and published in Persian).
- Chapter on 'The Role of Egypt in the Negotiations of the Crime of Aggression' in The Crime of Aggression: A Commentary - Volume 2, Claus Kreß and Stefan Barriga, Ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (2016).
- Chapter on 'The Sanctions Regime of the African Union in case of Unconstitutional Change of Government,' in a Book on 'Legal Argumentation outside the Court Room,' Ian Johnston and Steven Ratner Ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, (2021).
Academic Articles published in English and French:
- 'Régionalisme et governance des migrants: le régime Africain' dans le livre 'Migrations et droit international' Colloque de Paris-Saclay (UVSQ), Société Français pour le droit international, Éditions A. Pedone, (2022).
- 'AU AIM Strategy and the Fragmentation of IUU Fishing Regulations in Africa: the Case of West Africa,' International Community Law Review, Queen Mary University, Brill/Nijhoff, (2020).
- 'The African Union Legal Drafting: Process, Mechanisms and Challenges,' International Journal of Legislative Drafting and Law Reform, 8th edition (2019), with Dr. Guy-Fleury Ntwari.
- 'Lessons Learned from Gbagbo and Blé Goudé Case and ICC Review: Perspectives from the AU,' AFLA Quarterly Special Edition, (2019).
- 'Diverse Perspectives on the Impact of Colonialism on International Law: The Case of the Chagos Archipelago,' Activities of the Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law - Cambridge University Press, London, Vol. 133, (2019).